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  1. Weather warning for wind issued

    Strong winds on Tuesday could cause disruption to transport and loss of power across the West Midlands, the Met Office is warning.

    Weather warning

    A yellow warning for wind has been issued from 12:00 to midnight.

    The storm was named Brendan on Saturday by Irish weather service, Met Éireann.

  2. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A442 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A442 Worcestershire southbound severe accident, from Pointon Way to A38 Roman Way.

    A442 Worcestershire - A442 Kidderminster Road in Hampton Lovett partially blocked and queues southbound from the Pointon Way junction to the A38 Roman Way junction, because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  3. Video: Your 50-second weather forecast

    Alex Hamilton

    BBC Weather

    After a dry and windy morning a band of heavy rain will spread eastwards across the region with highs of 9C (48F).

    Video content

    Video caption: Latest weather for the West Midlands
  4. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe accident, from J5 for A38 Droitwich to J6 for A4538 Pershore Lane.

    M5 Worcestershire - Temporary closure on M5 southbound from J5, A38 (Droitwich) to J6, A4538 (Worcester), because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, between J5 for A38 Droitwich and J6 for A4538 Pershore Lane.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 southbound between J5, A38 (Droitwich) and J6, A4538 (Worcester), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  6. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 West Midlands southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 West Midlands southbound severe disruption, between J3 for A456 Quinton Expressway Halesowen and J4 for A38 Halesowen Road Bromsgrove.

    M5 West Midlands - One lane closed on M5 southbound between J3, A456 (Halesowen) and J4, A38 (Bromsgrove), because of a break down.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  7. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, between J5 for A38 Droitwich and J4A for M42.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound between J5, A38 (Droitwich) and J4a M42, because of emergency repairs. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  8. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe accident, between J5 for A38 Droitwich and J4A for M42.

    M5 Worcestershire - Two lanes closed on M5 northbound between J5, A38 (Droitwich) and J4a M42, because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  9. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe accident, from J4A for M42 to J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 southbound from J4a M42 to J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  10. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, from J5 for A38 Droitwich to J6 for A4538 Pershore Lane.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 southbound from J5, A38 (Droitwich) to J6, A4538 (Worcester), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  11. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, from J4A for M42 to J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 southbound from J4a M42 to J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  12. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, at J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 southbound at J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  13. Your weather: A cloudy night with strong winds

    It will be a cloudy night with strengthening winds and lows of 3C (37F).

    Tomorrow will be cloudy for much of the day with occasional showers and strong winds.

    Lower Broadheath

    You can find a detailed forecast for your area on the BBC Weather site.

  14. Video content

    Video caption: Rogue trader: 'I don't know how conmen can do it'

    How a rogue trader conned an 81-year-old out of £2,000 on a shoddy drive.

  15. Incident closes road at Peterstow

    BBC News Travel

    An incident is blocking the A4137 near Glewstone in Herefordshire.

    Traffic data firm Inrix is reporting a broken down vehicle following an earlier crash.

    There's very slow traffic in the area.

    View more on twitter
  16. Watch: Lion cubs set for public viewing

    BBC Hereford and Worcester

    Seven lion cubs will go on show to the public at West Midland Safari Park next month.

    Video content

    Video caption: The lion cubs

    Now four months old, they were born last summer at the Bewdley site in Worcestershire.

    The park says they were fathered by five-year-old Tsavo from two lionesses, Scar and Amber.

    All seven have been given names beginning with H, including Heracles and Hunter, and will first seen by visitors from 15 February.